Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
Presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., honoring American Civil War general and 18th United States President Ulysses S. Grant.- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
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Landscaped park within the National Mall and Memorial Parks, an official unit of the United States National Park System.
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (1922) (east of no. 8 on image)
Reflecting pool in Washington, D.C., United States.
The Capitol Dome and the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial are reflected in its waters.
Henry Merwin Shrady (October 12, 1871 – April 12, 1922) was an American sculptor, best known for the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial on the west front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Erected from 1877 to 1878 in commemoration of the naval deaths at sea during the American Civil War.
Today it stands as part of a three-part sculptural group including the James A. Garfield Monument and the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial.
American sculptor, who also played a prominent role in U.S. Army camouflage during World War I.
Among Fry's other public works are a pediment for the Frick Museum (New York), reliefs for the Grant Memorial (Washington, D.C.) based on sketches by Henry Merwin Shrady, the fountains at the Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, Ohio), a statue of Ira Allen at the University of Vermont (Burlington), a memorial to Captain Thomas Abbey (Enfield, Connecticut), and a sculpture of Ceres, the goddess of grain, that stands on the peak of the Missouri State Capitol dome (Jefferson City, Missouri).
Bronze foundry in New York City.
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial by Henry Shrady at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (1924)
11-acre public plaza at the foot of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., United States.
It encompasses the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (1924) and the 6-acre Capitol Reflecting Pool (1971) and is just west of the United States Capitol building.
Memorial to United States President James A. Garfield, elected in 1880 and assassinated in 1881 after serving only four months of his term, by a disgruntled office-seeker named Charles J. Guiteau.
Today it stands as part of a three-part sculptural group near the Capitol Reflecting Pool including the Peace Monument and the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial.
American designer and architect, noted for his work in Washington, D.C. and New York City.
In 1893, he was one of the six equal prize winners in the New York City Hall competition; and in 1900 won the first prize for a design for Taft Bridge over Rock Creek in Washington, D.C. In 1901, he won another design competition, for a design for the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The presidential memorials in the United States honor the various presidents of the United States and seek to perpetuate their legacies.
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial